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rejoinder
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War and Peace
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  • He became animated when he began reading his paper and specially drew Rostov’s attention to the stinging rejoinders he made to his enemies.
  • His son made no rejoinder, but it was evident that whatever arguments were presented he was as little able as his father to change his opinion.
  • Though these reasons were very insufficient and obscure, no one made any rejoinder.
  • He looked compassionately at Balashev, and as soon as the latter tried to make some rejoinder hastily interrupted him.
  • Wolzogen was about to make a rejoinder, but Kutuzov interrupted him.
  • So little was his rejoinder appreciated that Napoleon did not notice it at all and naively asked Balashev through what towns the direct road from there to Moscow passed.
  • Besides this, the remarks of all except Pfuel had one common trait that had not been noticeable at the council of war in 1805: there was now a panic fear of Napoleon’s genius, which, though concealed, was noticeable in every rejoinder.
  • Kutuzov made no rejoinder or remark.
  • I don’t like him," she added in a tone admitting of no rejoinder and raising her eyebrows.

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  • I couldn’t keep from laughing at his sarcastic rejoinder.
  • Churchill’s famous rejoinder to Chamberlain’s claim that he had obtained peace with honor at the Munich pact: "You were given the choice between war and dishonor. You chose dishonor, and you will have war."

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